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    Development of Aggression and Violence in Youth Today Tragic events like the shootings at Columbine High School capture public attention and concern, but are not typical of youth violence. Most adolescent homicides are committed in inner cities and outside of school. They most frequently involve an interpersonal dispute and a single victim. On average, six or seven youths are murdered in this country each day. Most of these are inner-city minority youths. Such acts of violence are tragic and contribute

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    Youth of Red Badge of Courage and Youth of Today As a young member of today’s society, I don’t fear death. If I did fear death, I would be "dead." There are so many sources of death today, like car wrecks, shootings, drugs, and diseases that if I was constantly afraid of all of them, I couldn’t leave my own backyard. Therefore, I refuse to believe that death will happen to me. In the novel The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane, the 19th century youth, like youths of today, is unafraid of

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    subculture has been under a lot of speculation. Many rappers lyrics contain violent messages that parents fear are encouraging youth to become violent. The media has a field day covering protests against rappers, such as Eminem about their explicit lyrics towards gays, women and their promotion of violence. The main concern is how rap is influencing today, particularly towards the youth community, and the answer can be found in the media. There are a lot of articles, books, movies and documentaries written

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    youngest members. The youth impact a community in more ways than one and in a much larger aspect. They are who are out on the streets playing and representing the neighborhood, but they are also the future of the community and society as a whole. It is a responsibility of the older generation to do its best to provide the best resources to ensure that the youth grow up to be respectful and responsible members of society. There is a large drug problem in the youth of today that lead to drug-related

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    Honesty

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    food or B: Answer “No” and tell him/her that you only paid for a shake? Yes this really did happen to me. What did I do? Believe it or not, I did the honest thing and gave the food back. But the real question is what would a majority of American’s youth do in a similar situation. There are two potentially dishonest acts in this situation, lying and stealing. In my opinion most high school kids are not above lying and/or stealing. The reason this is true is simply that many of today’s parents are not

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    misogynous messages infused in hard-core rock and rap music and their negative effects on today's youth. Healthy relationships of mutual love, respect, and compromise between men and women of all races and social classes are instrumental to a sane and stable society. Respect and reverence for mother, sister, wife, and daughter as the nurtures of civilization are key to our survival as a species. Many youth today approach their relationships with the opposite sex, mimicking the attitudes of the rock or

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    Don Imus

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    songs are wrong but I do not think rappers should pay a penalty for saying that stuff in their lyrics. I think the reason rappers have not been looked on this in the past is because rappers usually draw in more of a younger crowd, and with the youth today, it is appropriate to say those kinds of words. We say them to each other everyday, and parents or adults really haven't paid much attention to them because usually they have no interest in that kind of music, so all of that had been bypassed.

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    ashamed of communicating their feelings with others. Mainly because the "Boy Code" does not allow this. Also part of this section deals with violence in young males. The need to fight back and be tough and how it is inbred in to the hearts of the youth today. How the image of today's society is all about revenge and fighting. "To be a man you need to know how to fight back". The Hollywood actors and how you are constantly bombarded with fighting and revenge. A good illustration is of the classic John

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    BigBrother Big Sister

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    pregnant (Petersmeyer 1989). As a society we have a responsibility to our youth to help them become strong adults. My grandmother was always telling me that it takes more then the immediate family to raise a child well, if a child is to be rear well it takes a whole community contribution. This paper is a comparison of two agencies, Big Brother Big Sisters of America and Compeer. Big Brother Big Sister of America focuses on youth that are from single parent homes. Compeer focus is on children with a

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    News and Current Affairs

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    from Channel Nine and represent violence in society’s youth today, stating children are at risk if exposed to such material. Through a selection of techniques, the audience is lured into supporting the told story and agreeing with the general attitudes promoted. Parents are the desired target audience of these stories which is evident through the mentioning of “children” and “youth”. Both news reports state that the media available to children today has proven to be devastating on the way they portray

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    Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Adolescence Abstract Today’s youth are faced with many challenges including depression, substance use and suicide. Depressive disorders in adolescence are a major health concern. Depression often disrupts normal development due to the negative impact it has on social and educational functioning. This paper focuses on adolescent depression, as well as its assessment and treatment. Additionally, an examination of both risk and protective factors

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    us. Whether it’s printed, audio or visual materials, all are now within our reach, especially because global trading is made available to almost all over the world. And with the invention of internet all sorts of information are accessible to the youth in just a click away. Along with all these, just imagine the vast information being thrown in each and every one of us almost every second. However, as we always say, these developments may or may not be that all beneficial to us. Yes, it is true

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    Students staying out late on weekends is a huge issue, how can we fix this? Several teens tend to get into a lot of trouble by going out to parties and getting drunk, they try to drive home but end up killing someone else or their own self. We can fix this problem with giving the students freedom, making this problem illegal for students to be out later than 10p.m., and we can decide what will be best beneficial for everyone. First, giving freedom to students, let them stay out after 10p.m

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    Influence of Music on the Youth Today In this essay I will be talking about the influence of music and its contrasting message it has on the youth of today. 50 cent is a rapper, while Ms. Dynamite is an R&B singer. I would say that 50 cent appeals to gangsters and young urban teenagers, whereas Ms. Dynamite appeals to women and Girls. I think that 50 cents influence on people is promoting a gangster lifestyle and making things like murder and theft happen, he is creating a bad world for

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    In today’s society, heroes are needed more than ever. With evil, hate, and judgment dominating the world, the youth of today need role models to look up to. Of course, having artificial superheroes as inspirations cannot be the key to success. Rather, in order to triumph one must understand that the adolescent can be no longer be seen as a child, but one who has not reached full adulthood. Therefore, it is vital that one comprehends the physical and psychological development that teens survive through

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    In the rapid change of the world today, the importance of moral among youth seems decrease drastically among teenagers in the world. The society plays a huge role in misleading the youth with advertisement that seem to ruin the moral values. If the society pays good tribute on the welfare of the future generation, the future of our world will be better. Thus, the importance of moral values among youth also can help them discover and develop into a better person too. Those who value good moral get

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    Education for Homeless Students

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    active members of society if they are unable to receive a proper public education, the same education that is provided for so many other kids under the Constitution? There are major problems with the way we are handling the education of our homeless youth today, and if we do not address them, we cannot expect the status of homelessness in general to improve any because we will not be attacking the source. If we improve education, then homeless children will grow up to break the cycle of homelessness in

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    attract youth vote. America’s youth today is disenchanted with the political system. Two-thirds of young Americans don’t vote, primarily because they don’t feel candidates are addressing issues important to them (Cox, Finklestein). According to a Youth Survey conducted by Project Vote Smart, voters aged 18-24 think school shootings and kids with guns, crime and violence, poverty and unemployment, corrupt government and illicit drug sales are the five most important problems facing America today (“General

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    Embracing Rizalism as a Way of Life Jose Rizal, a hero! Many of our youth today equate Rizal, the hero with martyrdom, death! Being a hero isn’t “cool”, this is for “freaks”. Jose Rizal is no longer “in”. Distinguished members of the board of judges, ladies and gentlemen – I don’t have to go into detailed account of dates, places and people in the biography of Pepe. No! All literate Filipinos start their lesson in history with the stories of the boy from Calamba, Laguna. Rizal lived his life

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    Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Frankenstein Views on School Shootings On a sunny spring day in April 1999, a suburban school named Columbine High in Littleton, Colorado found itself under attack by two of its own students. (http://www.knowgangs.com) In less than fifteen minutes of the first lunch period on that Tuesday, two armed students killed thirteen and wounded twenty-one fellow classmates before they turned the guns on themselves - the most devastating school shooting in U.S. history. Unfortunately

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